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The Resource Posthumanity : thinking philosophically about the future, Brian Cooney

Posthumanity : thinking philosophically about the future, Brian Cooney

Label
Posthumanity : thinking philosophically about the future
Title
Posthumanity
Title remainder
thinking philosophically about the future
Statement of responsibility
Brian Cooney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooney, Brian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T14.5
LC item number
.C667 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technological forecasting
  • Technological innovations
  • Virtual reality
Label
Posthumanity : thinking philosophically about the future, Brian Cooney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-199) and index
Contents
Part I: reality -- The pathos of the senses -- Liberation from the cave -- Descartes' meditation -- The demon as evil scientist -- Levels of reality -- Part II: mind -- Planet AI-the first day -- The imitation game -- Can machines think? : a Nano response -- Scientism -- E.T. and alien -- Part III: embodiment -- The flow of time -- An enchanted space -- Descartes' sailor -- Our mammalian brain -- Fear and loathing -- The endgame of multicellularity -- Part IV: posthumanity -- Planet AI-the second day -- Planet AI-the third day -- Planet AI-the fourth day
Control code
53940661
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 205 p.
Isbn
9780742532939
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024479
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Posthumanity : thinking philosophically about the future, Brian Cooney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-199) and index
Contents
Part I: reality -- The pathos of the senses -- Liberation from the cave -- Descartes' meditation -- The demon as evil scientist -- Levels of reality -- Part II: mind -- Planet AI-the first day -- The imitation game -- Can machines think? : a Nano response -- Scientism -- E.T. and alien -- Part III: embodiment -- The flow of time -- An enchanted space -- Descartes' sailor -- Our mammalian brain -- Fear and loathing -- The endgame of multicellularity -- Part IV: posthumanity -- Planet AI-the second day -- Planet AI-the third day -- Planet AI-the fourth day
Control code
53940661
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 205 p.
Isbn
9780742532939
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024479
Other physical details
ill.

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